Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 29, 2015
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 29, 2015.
Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Passed House, Failed Senate on Jun 6, 1996
After passing in the House, this resolution failed in the Senate on June 6, 1996.
Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 27, 1995
Length: 4 pages
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 1” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 1 — 104th Congress: Balanced Budget Amendment. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hjres1
“H.J.Res. 1 — 104th Congress: Balanced Budget Amendment.” www.GovTrack.us. 1995. July 3, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hjres1>
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